Tag Archives: Sadness

Hidden from view

Here, too, hidden from view With breath abating, I’m patiently waiting To see and be seen, what a wonderful dream Heavy heart, broken apart Fallen tears, restless fears I gave him my youth, he clouded the truth I thought I … Continue reading

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Not with Haste

I adore Mumford and Sons.  They are, quite honestly, medicinal to my soul “Not With Haste” Your eyes they tie me down so hard I’ll never learn to put up a guard So keep my love, my candle bright Learn … Continue reading

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To no one in particular and to you in particular

I don’t want to live like this anymore (upset, tearful, afraid). I don’t want to keep beating myself up for my failures. I was taught to mistrust my Self. I was taught to hate my Self. I can see, though, … Continue reading

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Accepting when it’s hard.

Yesterday, my best internet friend needed a month-long break from me. Not a couple of days, not a couple of weeks. But a whole month. I have separation anxiety. I know this is stupid and irrational. I KNOW I’d been … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Broke Down Spirit, Connection, Disconnection, Friendship, Grief and Loss, Healing, Healthy detachment, Highly Sensitive Person, Mindfulness, Moods, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Radical self-forgiveness, Sadness, True Self, Trust | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Surrendering is hard for me.

There’s all this “stuff” going on in my life that’s challenging me. I’m a highly sensitive person.   I don’t know if I would have been this way anyway, or if I became this way due to childhood and relationship trauma.   … Continue reading

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